21 July. 2010
Sustaining the Song: Public School Music Programs
Whether teaching a traditional folk song to village children on a lonely Caribbean island or rehearsing for a concert in a music hall buzzing with excitement, it is hard to dispute that music education has...
Why Music is Important!!!
Why were lullabies invented? They soothe children and calm their reactions to stress. This in turn reduces the stress in the entire family. Over time, children memorize lullabies and start to sing them. Music is often a huge part of childhood. A toy piano, drums, xylophone...
Jazz pedagogy is not a required field of study for music education majors in the state of California and many other states. Many new music teachers, employed as band directors in secondary schools, often find themselves directing a jazz ensemble with little or no personal experience in...
Participating at India Innovation 2010 Competition
Field of the Invention/Innovation
Title of the Invention/Innovation
Role of Mobile Phones in School Education
Atul Daulat Pawar
Bldg A/5, Flat No. 23, 6th floor, Bramha Aangan Soci...
Is 4 really better than 5?
Did you know that over 100 schools in 17 states in the USA already changed the school regime to a 4 day school week instead of 5? But was that really a wise decision to make? Many other schools all around the world are discussing this issue if they should change the sch...
How Esme' Taught for Diversity
In the Book Educating Esme', by Esme' Raji Codell, Esme tells her experiences as a first year teacher and the trials and tribulations that she encountered first hand. "It's a painfully candid, often inspiring personal account Esme' is a young, rash, exub...
November 3, 2010
What Influenced Joseph Haydn’s Music
Joseph Franz Haydn was an amazing man. He was a very ambitious, hard working, a never give up type of guy. From what Louis Nohl said, Haydn started singing by age six and he was part...
Why Don’t Students Like School?
by Daniel T. Willingham
Why Don’t Students Like School? by Daniel T. Willingham is a book about the workings of the mind and how to be access students by knowing how the mind works. In each chapter he leads the reader through the questions that we po...
Musicians, Music and Everybody Else
It has now been well over a hundred and fifty years since the Industrial Revolution but people still have not found where Music and subsequently Musical training fit into the modern lifestyle. Joi Carlin, in her essay entitled “Issue of Music and Scho...
My paper discusses the effects of informal music education (such as music video games, karaoke, and technology) on formal or school-based music learning. It discusses Lucy Green's Musical Futures project in the United Kingdom and explores ways in which school music educators can incorporate informal...
Composers Kaleidoscope: Music by African-American Women
Irene Britton Smith (1907-1999), a Chicago native, earned a bachelor's degree in composition from the American Conservatory, where she was a student of Leo Sowerby and Stella Roberts, and a master's degree from DePaul University, where she s...
Music in Schools
Over the past few years, so many school programs have been cut to reduce budgets and save money. Some of the hard hits this has effected drastically were physical educations, art, and music classes. This enables the children of the opportunity to learn through different areas. Ar...
BRIDGING THE GAP
Chapter One -The Beginning
This dissertation is a description of how I as a music teacher, intended to try and get closer to knowing how my year nine students feel about music and their music lessons. I wanted to be able to revitalize their music lessons by updating a...
April 25, 2010
Thomas Jefferson believed that the new nation and its citizens would be better of if everyone had a basic education. He felt that those less fortunate should have their educational needs funded by the state in which they reside. What many peo...
Music in a Child’s Life
Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Many people would agree that life would be different without music, but believing that life would be a mistake is a strong statement. Although, taking a look at the ways music has impacted our li...
Music, The Lost Art
Rafael R. Oliveira
April 05, 2013
Music is intrinsically connected to who we are as human beings, regardless of religious or cultural background. Music education, therefore, should become compulsory – as is Lan...
EPS 300- School and Society
218 Education Building
* Goals of the Course
* Review Syllabus
* Choose a clas...
Action, Criticism & Theory for Music Education
The refereed scholarly journal of the
Volume 5, No. 2 December 2006
Thomas A. Regelski, Editor Wayne Bowman, Associate Editor Darryl A. Coan, Publishing Editor
Reconnecting Music Education With Society
Thomas A. Regelski...
Essays on the Origins of Western Music
Essay Nr. 18: Music: Theory or Practice?
(Musica speculative vs Musica practica)
How would one define love? We beg the reader’s indulgence to consider which of the two following definitions seems more to the point.